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If you're going to do business with the Pentagon, you're going to want to read this memo ( (USD(AT&L)_Initiative_June_28_2010.pdf ) from Defense acquisitions chief Ashton Carter. It's the way the Pentagon plans to implement Secretary Robert Gates's desire to cut wasteful spending in his department, but it also contains a host of potential reforms to the process and to the process by which contracts are monitored. Congress is just now getting briefed on the guidance, and acquisition reformers are intrigued. More on this later...

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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